Therapist, teacher, speaker, and author of Parenting Without Power Struggles: Raising Joyful, Resilient Kids While Staying Cool, Calm and Connected
About Susan Stiffelman
Susan Stiffelman, is a licensed Marriage, Family and Child Therapist, an educational therapist and a highly regarded parenting coach. She is also the Huffington Post’s weekly “parent coach” advice columnist. As you’ll hear during these sessions, Susan embodies a unique blend of psychotherapist, teacher, beloved auntie and down to earth mom.
Her book, Parenting Without Power Struggles: Raising Joyful, Resilient Kids While Staying Cool, Calm and Connected is based on her work with thousands of parents and children-from celebrities to everyday moms and pops.
Susan offers solid, rubber-meets-the-road advice that has been thoroughly tested on kids of all ages. Her approach focuses on helping parents manage their reactions regardless of how their kids are behaving-so they can position themselves as the calm, confident “captain of the ship” that children cooperate with, confide in, are comforted by and genuinely respect.
And finally, Susan is deeply committed to enjoying her life, living with appreciation and having fun. She has had a regular meditation practice since she was seventeen years old, and has always made the nourishment of her heart and soul the number one priority.